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December 26, 2006


Tell us a story about a very unusual Christmas present.

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“Get her something shiny,” his mother had told him. “Something she really wants.”

“The best presents come in a pretty box, on black velvet,” his sister-in-law giggled.

He wasn’t sure Norma, his fiancée, was quite like her sisters, and he still struggled with what to buy her for their first real Christmas together. She didn’t really seem like the bracelets and earrings type. And she already had the ring…

To her family, the box looked a little big, but she was smiling when she saw the sparkling metal on black velvet. “An antique 7mm Apache revolver! Just what I wanted!”

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